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In the beginning


Characters


All about ZB


Author Facts


Around Town


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Figurative Language

In the beginning

Characters

All about ZB

Author Facts

Around Town

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Where is Toby’s Mom?

Nashville/Grand Ole Opry

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Where does Toby’s mom work?

Bowl-A-Rama Cafe

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Where is Cal’s brother, Wayne?

Vietnam

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What is the setting of the story?

Antler, TX

During the Vietnam War

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Why did Toby’s mom leave?

She entered a contest

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Who was billed “the fattest boy in the world?”

Zachary Beaver

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Who does Toby have a crush on?

Scarlett Stalling

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Who is the only Mexican guy to attend Antler Junior High?

Juan Garcia

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Who is the real estate agent in Antler?

Earline

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What is the name of the singer that Opalina wants to be like?

Tammy Wynette

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Where is Zachary Beaver’s trailer parked?

Dairy Maid parking lot

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Who is Zachary Beaver’s legal guardian?

Paulie Rankin

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In the beginning

Characters

All about ZB

Author Facts

Around Town

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What does Zachary keep in the gold box?

The Holy Bible

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Where does Kate, Toby, and Cal take Zachary on his first trip in the truck?

Drive-in movie

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Exactly, how much does Zachary Beaver weigh?

643 pounds

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Who is the author of When Zachary Beaver Came to Town?

Kimberly Willis Holt

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Where does the author live?

Amarillo, Texas

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How old was she when she first decided that she wanted to be a writer?

12 years old

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Her book, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, won what award?

National Award for Young People’s Literature

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Name two other works that the author has written.

My Louisiana Sky, Mister and Me, and Dancing Cadillac Light

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Why hasn’t Kate passed her driver’s test?

She can’t parallel park.

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Where do the boys hide out and spy on the town?

Roof of the Bowl-a-Rama

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What two professions does Otto (Toby’s dad) have?

Postal worker and he raises worms

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What did Tara chant the first time she went to see Zachary Beaver?

“Fatty, fatty two by four. Can’t fit through the kitchen door.”

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Where did Paulie Rankin go according to Zachary Beaver?

To look for more side show acts

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What figurative language is used in the following sentence?:

“My stomach feels like a glob of lava in a lava lamp.”

Simile

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What figurative language is used in the following sentence?:

“Mom claims big hair helps her hit the notes.”

alliteration

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What figurative language is used in the following sentence?:

“Zachary snorts. You guys are pigs.”

metaphor

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What figurative language is used in the following sentence?:

“It would tear my heart to shreds.”

hyperbole

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What figurative language is used in the following sentence?:

“ … he clicks his tongue.”

Onomatopoeia

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Final

Jeopardy

Miss Myrtie Mae


What type of cake did Miss Myrtie Mae make for Zachary? (Toby was to deliver the cake!)


Contestants:

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German Chocolate Cake


That's all

for today.

Good luck on

your test!


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